Patient Background. Outcome. Reduced utilization: 1 ED visit since intervention Patient empowered to manage medical follow-up independently Improved quality of life: At graduation patient stated he was “feeling in the sky” compared to how he felt at the start of the intervention.
Reducing Hospital Utilization in the Context of Housing Uncertainty and Multiple ConditionsBrian Akers, BS Psychology; Audrey Hendricks, BA AnthropologyHealth Coaches, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
Utilization and Cost
Acknowledgments: Jason Turi (RN), Elisa Perin (RN), Hilda Mateo (LPN), Jeneen Skinner (LPN), Jessica Cordero (MA), Bill Nice (SW), Ana Johnson (SW), Kelly Craig (SW), Audrey Hendricks (HC), Carolyn Junior (HC), Katharine Royer (HC), Brian Akers (HC)
Partner organizations: Bayada, Loving Care, Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Community Planning and Advocacy Council, Camden County Department of Community Development, Center for Family Services, Ferry Landing Apartments (Conifer Village), Volunteers of America, Hispanic Family Center